This dip is a new twist on a favorite pairing of lox and cream cheese. If you like this combo, you’ll surely love this. The fresh dill is a must! Each tablespoon has 39 calories, 3 grams of fat and 1 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints, and 1 Green.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
½ cup Best Skinny Ranch or store-bought light ranch dressing
1 (8 oz) package reduced-fat cream cheese
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 ounces smoked salmon, finely chopped
1 ½ tablespoon fresh chives, minced
1 ½ tablespoons fresh dill, minced
½ teaspoon white pepper or ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Mini bagel halves, bagel chips, or crackers
1. Prepare Best Skinny Ranch and refrigerate at least 1 hour to thicken.
2. In a food processor, mini chop or electric mixer, blend together cream cheese, ¼ cup Best Skinny Ranch and lemon juice.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese mixture, remaining ¼ cup Ranch Dressing, salmon, chives, dill, and pepper.
4. Pour dip into a serving bowl. Serve with bagel chips, toasted mini bagel halves, or crackers.
Makes 1 ⅔ cups (28 tablespoons)
Smoked salmon is low in cholesterol with a good source of vitamin B12, B6, and heart-healthy omega 3’s. For maximum health benefits, look for smoked wild salmon.
In the 1800s in America, dill seeds were given to children to chew in the church to help keep them quiet.
WW Freestyle SmartPoints 1–Blue
WW SmartPoints 1-Green
WW POINTS PLUS 0
|SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tablespoon dip
22 cal, 1g fat, 1g sat fat, 6mg chol, 1g protein, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 96mg sod, 0g sugar